• News

    October 11, 2021

    Creating Future Resilience

    Plex's Ben Stewart explains why Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology is key in building future resilience and overcoming unforeseen challenges.

  • Press Release

    September 1, 2021

    Rockwell Automation Completes Acquisition of Plex Systems

    MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plex Systems, the leading cloud-native smart manufacturing platform.

  • News

    July 21, 2021

    ITPro: Rockwell and Kezzler Join Forces to Enhance Supply Chain Visibility

    Rockwell Automation joins forces with Kezzler to enhance supply chain visibility. Following the recently announced Plex Systems acquisition, Rockwell will incorporate Plex's cloud-native factory floor track-and-trace capabilities into Kezzler's product digitization system. 

  • News

    July 14, 2021

    Corp!: Pandemic Stress on Supply Chain, Other Shocks Mean Shortages of Goods and Materials

    Ara Surenian, senior product manager at Plex Systems, discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on supply chains and what manufacturers can do about it.

  • News

    July 6, 2021

    The Motley Fool: The Key Reason These 3 Stocks Can Soar in the Future

    The writer analyzes Rockwell’s acquisition of Plex Systems and the trend in software investing for other industrial companies.

  • News

    July 5, 2021

    Electrical Trends: Acquisitions Start Second Half with a Bang

    Analysis of recent the acquisition of Plex by Rockwell Automation and other related M&As.

  • News

    July 2, 2021 From B2C Startups to Industrial Companies, SaaS is Attracting Attention as a New Business

    Rockwell Automation’s recent acquisition of Plex Systems is cited as an example of industrial companies’ interest in B2B SaaS platforms. Note: The translated reference may inaccurately appear as Flex Systems.

  • News

    June 28, 2021

    Accel: Plex: Made in Detroit

    An exciting new chapter for Plex Systems begins: Plex is joining forces with Rockwell Automation. When Accel first partnered with the Plex team in 2012, they believed that their cloud-based smart manufacturing solutions would be the key to dramatically increasing factory operations and supply chain efficiency for global manufacturers everywhere.

  • News

    June 25, 2021

    The Wall Street Journal: Francisco Partners Sells Plex Systems to Rockwell Automation for $2.22 Billion

    Francisco Partners, a global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Plex Systems, the leading cloud-native smart manufacturing software platform, to Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) for $2.22 billion in cash.

  • News

    June 25, 2021

    Bloomberg: Rockwell Buys Plex for $2.22 Billion in Industrial-Cloud Deal

    Rockwell Automation Inc. is acquiring closely held Plex Systems for $2.22 billion in cash to boost its offering of cloud services to customers ranging from automakers to warehousing and logistics firms. The acquisition is expected to close in the quarter ending in September, Rockwell said Friday in a statement. The Milwaukee-based company will bring on 500+ employees from closely held Plex.


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